Weekly Kaizen – 30th of October – Understanding the rule of 72

This week in Weekly Kaizen:

A video heavy amount of content, from Elon Musk unveiling Tesla’s solar panels, the rule of 72 and why it’s so important, The Economist on Japan’s second city Osaka and a video discussing Caesar and his campaign in Gaul (58 B.C.E.). The first link is an article by Share Parish (Farnam Street blog) on why it’s hard to create new habits.

The Broccoli Point: Why Creating Habits Is Hard

‘Read the below with this caveat in mind: Constant learning and self-improvement can and must be done for great life results.’

Link to article

Elon Musk unveils his vision on the future of solar panels:

Video from The Economist, Osaka: sushi, tattoos, and a flourishing nightlife:

Japan’s second city has become the country’s fastest growing tourist hotspot. Famed for its food, Osaka stands apart from other cities in Japan. A sushi chef, a poet and a tattoo artist show us why their city is the top choice for the culturally curious visitor in the latest episode of our Passport travel series.

Historia Civilis submitted a new video this week:Caesar vc Ariovistus (58 B.C.E.)

Mohnish Pabrai  launched this week his own website/blog: Know 72

Why Know 72? This video explains the easy but oh so important concept of understanding the rule of 72:

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Have a wonderful week.

Weekly Kaizen – How to Build the Future – Oct 23rd 2016

This week in Weekly Kaizen:

Y Combinator – Atricle by Tad Friend staff writer for the New Yorker on the relentless focus and building a company for the future, Sam Altam,

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/10/10/sam-altmans-manifest-destiny

Video with Sam Altam, How to build the future:

The David Rubenstein Show: Bill Gates
“The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations” explores successful leadership through the personal and professional choices of the most influential people in business. Renowned financier and philanthropist David Rubenstein travels the country talking to leaders to uncover their stories and their path to success. The first episode features Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates. (Source: Bloomberg)

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/videos/2016-10-17/the-david-rubenstein-show-bill-gates

 

A Year of Books: 23 Book Recommendations from Mark Zuckerberg

A Year of Books: 23 Book Recommendations from Mark Zuckerberg

Weekly Kaizen – 16th of October

This week in  ‘Weekly Kaizen’, a collection of random links of interesting articles and videos:

Last week, Nassim Nicholas Taleb, publish an article on Medium discussing Ed Thoprs Memoir

Foreword to Ed Thorp’s Memoirs (A Man for All Markets)

Article from Brainpickings, discussing time:

The Psychology of Time and the Paradox of How Impulsivity and Self-Control Mediate Our Capacity for Presence

Article from Bloomberg: Biographer Ashlee Vance examines the troubles at Tesla, SpaceX, and SolarCity:

Elon Musk’s Wild Ride

The Economist Films produces high quality videos on a regular basis, one of their most recent video discusses the disruption in the energy market:

Oil and gas companies are facing major technological disruption

And finally and video explaining one of the highest and most powerful positions in the Roman Empire:

 

 

Warren Buffett & Bill Gates: On Success

Warren Buffett & Bill Gates: On Success
University of Washington’s Husky Union on July 20, 1998.

Warren Buffettand Bill Gates, treated business students at the University of Washington to a rare public dialogue. The funny, philosophical and personal conversation between these two business leaders and unlikely friends focused on the things most important to them. Buffett and Gates share an extraordinary appreciation of the qualities that matter most, in work and in life.

 

Source: Buffettology